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Mega-sunspots threaten communications

Mega-sunspots threaten communications

A new 11-year cycle of heightened solar activity poses risks for power grids, communications, GPS, mobile phones and even ATM transactions, experts warned today..
Jan 9 2008 7:30AM
Codec flaws threaten Windows Media Player, Winamp

Codec flaws threaten Windows Media Player, Winamp

Researchers today began noticing increased activity on ports directed to media players, a strong indication that attackers are actively screening machines for a new codec vulnerability reported over the weekend.
Dec 11 2007 9:48AM
Mutant Trojans threaten Mac users

Mutant Trojans threaten Mac users

The malware authors behind last week's MacOS X Trojan attack are continuing development on the malicious downloads, security experts warn..
Nov 9 2007 7:52AM
How big media's copyright campaigns threaten Internet free expression

How big media's copyright campaigns threaten Internet free expression

Big media companies' efforts to extend copyright are hurting creators' abilities to find audiences for their work, argues cyber-rights activist Cory Doctorow.
Nov 6 2007 7:14AM
Unencrypted networks threaten data security

Unencrypted networks threaten data security

Almost 40 percent of UK organisations admit to protecting less than a quarter of their network traffic, according to the annual security survey conducted by SafeNet.
Aug 22 2007 7:56AM
Floods threaten UK internet infrastructure

Floods threaten UK internet infrastructure

Lumison, a UK-based ISP, has issued a warning on the implications of the current flooding crisis for the UK’s internet infrastructure and the industry's wider sensitivity to risks in the future.

Aug 1 2007 7:02AM
Report: New spam tactics threaten SMEs

Report: New spam tactics threaten SMEs

Spammers have launched a new attack that could jeopardise the security of SMEs, new figures show.
Jun 5 2007 9:53AM
Hackers threaten month of MySpace vulnerabilities

Hackers threaten month of MySpace vulnerabilities

Two hackers are planning to fill April's calendar with a month's worth of MySpace vulnerabilities - if the project isn't an April Fools' Day prank.
Mar 20 2007 1:40AM
McAfee warns botnets could threaten infrastructure

McAfee warns botnets could threaten infrastructure

Researchers with McAfee released a whitepaper today that claims botnets could feasibly threaten most countries' infrastructures.
Oct 24 2006 6:20PM
Wireless worms threaten laptop users

Wireless worms threaten laptop users

Worms could travel through the airwaves and infect laptops, according to security experts.
Aug 2 2006 1:58PM
Exploits threaten patched Windows flaws

Exploits threaten patched Windows flaws

Two new exploits that seek to take control of PCs through already-patched Windows vulnerabilities have been found in the wild.
Jul 26 2006 7:49PM
Viruses threaten RFID tags

Viruses threaten RFID tags

Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags are susceptible to computer viruses and can be used to corrupt RFID databases, according to new research.
Mar 15 2006 2:31PM
Security fears threaten to cut off IP telephony adoption

Security fears threaten to cut off IP telephony adoption

Concerns about the security of internet protocol (IP) telephony systems are threatening to slow adoption of the technology by businesses in the United States, new research has claimed.
Oct 28 2005 10:57AM
Agency infosec weaknesses threaten federal data

Agency infosec weaknesses threaten federal data

Weaknesses in information security policies and practices at 24 federal agencies put federal information and data systems at risk, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office.
Jul 15 2005 9:40PM
Web services threaten perimeter security

Web services threaten perimeter security

The move by companies to web services is making the case for keeping traditional perimeter security weaker according to a keynote speaker at the InfoSecurity Europe exhibition in London.
Apr 28 2005 5:58PM
Big phishers to threaten big fish

Big phishers to threaten big fish

A seismic attack on business could be just around the corner, according to the Anti-Phishing Working Group. With active phishing sites more than doubling through October the group indicated that automated production and increased use by organised crime might threaten businesses in the future.
Nov 24 2004 2:44PM

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